UT’s Engel Co-Investigator on Grant Funded Through Oil Spill Penalties

Schools and Libraries

July 19, 2017

From: University of Tennessee at Knoxville
A UT earth and planetary sciences professor is co-principal investigator on a project that will study how practices to restore coastal marshes and lands are impacting marsh food webs. The project recently received a $2 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's RESTORE Science Program. NOAA disbursed a total of $16.7 million to fund various research projects from penalties paid by parties responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.